Revenge: Angry Youths attacks 'Aboki Okada Riders' in Edo, Burn their Houses and Motorcycles for setting a man ablaze
A group of suspected Edo youths attacked a Hausa settlement in Benin and burnt it down, this was made known in a video in circulation online, the voice behind the video clip said trouble started when Hausa boys overpowered a task officer that seized their bike for an unspecified offence. The
After every war, there are always innocent victims to suffer consequences such is the case of a boy identified as Osasu who is just a pupil of Maria Christian Academy, he was a victim of the fight against SARS which took place around October last year. Actually the protest all started within the axis of Lagos State but it soon spread all over Nigeria as youths grew violent and everything went the wrong way.The life of this 11-year-old boy is really jeopardized as a police stray bullet allegedly tore apart his
Security in Edo State: Nigerian Army Records Success, arrest some Suspected Kidnappers in Edo State.
The Crime rate in some parts of Edo State have been on the increase of recent, this increase may not be unconnected to the recent jail break that occurred in two Correctional Centres in the State. It would be recalled that on the 19th of October 2020, some hoodlums invaded the Sapele Road and the Oko Prisons in Benin City, this action led to the illegal release of some Prisoners from both Prisons. In a bid to curb or reduce the crime rate in Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki on Friday the 20th of November
While the Intensity of the EndSars Protest in Edo State has subsided, things are going back to normal and the government have gone back to hunt those who eer.The Edo State police command has reportedly re-arrested 10 prisoners who escaped from the Oko Correctional Centre on Airport Road, Benin and the Benin Correctional Centre on Sapele Road during the EndSars Protest,a protest which saw Prison set on fire as Prisoners stormed out of it. The Edo state Commissioner of police, Babatunde Kokumo, paraded the 126
After the prison Break of inmates in Edo State, the State has being in dissaray, there is panic in the air amongst the Citizens. On this issue, the Governor of the state Obaseki have ordered every prisoner that escaped to come back to the prison and serve their jail term, before the Long hand of the law catch up with them. Many obviously saw the Governor comment as a Joke, but it looks like some of the inmates are obliging to his Comment. Reports have it that 25 inmates out of the 1900 that escaped from Oko
The newly built 55mw ossiomo independence plant has commenced steady electricity to Secretariat buildings, the renovated stadium, Banks, homes, and businesses around the stadium that are willing to buy power from them. The plant has lighted up the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium, a feat which has now opened agenda up to the electricity market in Edo state to drive industrial growth and attract private investors. The plant which is located in Ologbo, ikpoba, Okha local government area has set Edo state on the path of
It was reported in the early hours of this morning, that the Delta state Environment Taskforce gave a 14 days notice for removal of illegal structures along Effurun/Sapele road.
Suspected armed robbers in Benin City, Edo state, shot dead a young Point of Sales operator at her shop on Friday. The incident occurred on Friday afternoon, 4th December, at Godwin Abbey Way, off Sapele Road in Benin City. The armed men entered the centre at precisely 12:50 pm and went straight to the young girl who was running the Point Of Sale store, said to be in her early twenties. According to sources, while she did everything they asked her to do the robbers gathered her cell phones, undisclosed sums
Barely a month after lighting up the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City, the 55MW CCETC-Ossiomo Independent Power Plant (IPP) has commenced provision of 24-hour power supply to the Edo State Secretariat and the new wing of the State High Court, on Sapele Road, Benin City, the state capital. In a statement, the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq., said the lighting up of the public assets is part of the overall strategy of the state government to provide stable electricity to run government
Before now, times like this preceding to the festive seasons, was usually characterised by increased numbers of aspiring tyrants, under the guise of Road Safety, officials, on major roads, in Benin-city, especially along Sapele Road, where they have a head office, situated at Pz road. The officials conducted themselves in an overbearing nature, where sometimes, checkpoints, were stationed in almost every 0.5 - 1km, with the acclaimed officers running loose on the road, in a bid, to conduct stop and search on
The Edo State Commissioner of Police, Johnson Babatunde Kokumo, has issued a seven-day ultimatum to hoodlums that hijacked the #EndSARS protest in the state. Mr. Johnson Babatunde Kokumo, who outlined some valuables lost to the hoodlums to include arms, ammunition among other numerous items, said that such hoodlums will be made to face dire consequences upon failing to oblige within the seven-day ultimatum. According to a statement released on Monday November 9, 2020, through the office of the state police public
Centre on Airport Road, Benin and the Benin Correctional Centre on Sapele Road, who escaped on October 19 after jailbreaks, immediately returned to crime and were re-arrested by the police. Edo Commissioner of Police, Babatunde Kokumo, Wednesday paraded the 126 suspected criminals, including the ten escapees, arsonists and looters of COVID-19 palliatives at the state’s police headquarters in Government Reservation Area (GRA), Benin The ten re-arrested male escapees from Benin and Oko correctional centres are
A 40-year-old man known as Odion Ehiorobo Larry has been killed in front of his family by gunmen suspected to be assassins in Benin City, Edo State of Nigeria.
One dead as hoodlums loot more warehouses in Edo A looter also died in Benin while attempting to escape from one of the warehouses raided yesterday in the city. Raided were the Edo State Government-owned warehouse on Medical Stores Road, Uselu, Benin, a warehouse on Golf Course Road, GRA Benin, an uncompleted building on Sapele Road, also in Benin, and a privately-owned warehouse at Eribo Estate, Textile Mills Road, Benin. The mob, which had earlier in the morning been prevented by military personnel from carrying
Amidst the insecurity issue in Nigeria, news reaching out is that suspected herdsmen were said to have attacked Idogbo community, Ikpoba/ Okha Local Government Area and Sapele Road, Benin City on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Some hours after the criminal escaped from a prison in Oko Correctional Centre in Edo state, along side other prisoners, an unknown Prisoner, has reportedly alleged killed his neighbor who according to the report had gone to testified against him in the court. Almost 1,993 prisoners are believed to have escaped from two correctional facilities in Edo state. From the report, about 1,818 prisoners are still on the run while few had returned back to the prison. It is believed that they had flooded the streets and
had been reported earlier that in the course of the EndSARS protests which turned violent, some inmates from the Maximum Correctional Centre known as the ‘White House’ on Sapele Road and the Medium Correctional Centre on Airport Road were freed by some thugs. Confirming the threats, the Edo Commissioner of Police, Babatunde Kokumo disclosed that prison inmates, who escaped from two correctional centres in Benin City, have sent threat messages to policemen mostly for policemen who investigated and prosecuted
Edo Prison Escapee kills The Neighbour Who Testified Against Him in court. One of the 1,993 prisoners who escaped during the prison breakouts in Oko and Benin in Edo State has been arrested for murder. We had previously reported on how the prisoners escaped from the prisons during the crisis following the #EndSARS crisis. When 126 suspects were presented on Wednesday, Edo Police Commissioner Babatunde Kokumo said that 10 of the suspects were the prisoners who had escaped before. He said that the detainees immediately
It was a dramatic Saturday as a man who stripped unclad was captured fighting an officer of the Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), along Sapele Road, in Benin.
A driver has given the world a seen to behold as he stripped naked while fighting the officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps.